Iconic Australian brand, Zip Water, has acquired a substantial fleet of new Toyota material handling equipment to support its expanded production line. From humble beginnings, the company now exports its drinking water systems to more than 70 countries, yet still manufactures locally, out of its factory in Condell Park in Sydney’s west. Glenn Bucknell, Zip […]
A thriving truss and frame making business working alongside a multi award-winning hardware store have three Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) forklifts and a sweeper at the heart of their daily operations. Located in Polo Flat, Cooma, in New South Wales’ Snowy Mountains Region, Australia – roughly 100km south of Canberra – High Country Truss […]
Premier Cranes and Rigging was given the task of raising a 134t locomotive off track for an in-situ repair of a 16t truck frame (bogie). It had to carried out with minimal interruption to a functioning yard. The Premier planning team was given details of a cramped and constricted set up envelope, as the client’s […]
NS Timber Pty Ltd is one of Sydney’s leading timber merchants and has been using Hubtex Australia exclusively since 1997. Trading as North Shore Timber and Hardware, the business has been operating for over 44 years, progressing from a modest retail outlet at Willoughby, to its current operation of modern, fully undercover timber warehouses at […]
Western Australia’s largest electricity generator, Synergy, has installed a new Konecranes 50t CXT double-girder Turbine Hall crane at its Kwinana facility as part of a series of upgrades designed to provide ongoing reliable and affordable energy to its customers. Konecranes has designed its Turbine Hall cranes to require less maintenance, and perform reliably over a […]
A new $97.2 million Australian Space Surveillance Project based in Exmouth, Western Australia, has been fitted with two Konecranes CXT double-girder underslung cranes. The cranes have lifting capacities of 15 and 20t respectively to receive and install materials on the new space surveillance telescope. The first of their type, the telescopes and supporting facilities are […]
Konecranes Port Solutions is changing the container handling playing field by giving container terminal operators the ability to retrofit powerful intelligence to their existing container cranes that would not otherwise be available. The crane technology retrofits are available throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as globally, and they can be applied […]
Iron ore mine Roy Hill in Western Australia’s Pilbara region has purchased leading smart technology company Verton Australia’s remote-controlled load orientation system the Everest 6, which is designed to dramatically improve safety in crane operations. Brisbane-based Verton has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need […]
Straightpoint (SP) equipment is suited for use even in the Indonesia monsoon season, as a recent application in Jakarta proved. Lifting equipment and services provider Wiguna Artha Lestari utilised an SP Radiolink plus load cell and Wireless Hand Held Plus to complete testing of a 15t capacity frame using a 50t capacity Tadano TG500E. Although […]
Leading UK multi-modal logistics company Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) is enhancing the operational and environmental efficiency of its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the addition of two new Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers. Remote service support is included in the Konecranes package and there is an option for two additional straddle carriers if operations continue […]
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In this month's issue
LEEA says compliance and inspection mitigate risk.
Pacific Hoists is CMCO’s partner for Yale electric hoists.
Face Time: Steve Anderson continues his entrepreneurial.
Elevate Lifting and Rigging calibrating Straightpoint loadcells.
Charles Bell of Nobles on monitoring and maintainance.
The Insider seven causes of lifting equipment failure.